Educational Institutions

  You tell us where you want to go and what you want to do. We’ll provide you with the connections, resources and oversight to make it happen. 

Consulting Services

We partner with teachers, faculty and administrators, study abroad, global studies departments, and student organizations to customize travel programs, internship placements and exchanges all over the world.

1. Networking

Connect with our Network and we’ll help you identify new opportunities to partner across the globe.
Looking for a partner school internationally to host an inter-school exchange? Need placement services for career-readiness internships? We've built a broad network of professional connections including schools, universities, non-profits and for-profit businesses that are eager to connect with you. Need qualified staff? We have large pools of highly qualified facilitators all around the world that can help bring it all together.

2. Recruitment

People in your community need to understand your vision and how you plan to get there. We'll help you refine several concise messaging techniques that will resonate with your diverse audiences: students, faculty, administrators, parents, community members, international partners and other collaborators and create marketing materials that are appropriate for each audience. Market your program to the right people, with the right message, with our help.

3. Oversight

Lot's of resources go into making an international partnership and global education program, and there are a lot of moving parts. Let us know what your needs are and we’ll get you the resources and connections that you need to fill in the gaps. From insurance to logistics, to staffing and supervision, we're quite happy being your silent partner, taking time-consuming and high-touch tasks off your plate, and arranging things on your behalf. Focus on what's important to you, we'll handle the rest...

Program Development Services

From flights, insurance, logistics and itinerary planning on the back end, to curriculum, safety and risk management, sustainability and social responsibility on the front end, our goal is to set you up for success in partnership across the globe. 

1. Itinerary Design

Our involvement in program development will go as deep as you see fit. Legal, technical, logistical and cultural complexities in building a partnership and program abroad are a lot navigate on your own. We're here for you! Our itinerary services will allow you to clearly identify opportunities, put them on the table and discover how to make the most of them. We will help facilitate clear and effective communication with potential partners, maximize your time abroad, anticipate any obstacles and help you design an itinerary that connects all of the (blue) dots...

2. Curriculum Development

Educational programming is what sets a good program apart from an outstanding one. We start with your learning outcomes and the curricular connections that are important to you, then identify the methodology that is most appropriate for your program (project-based, research-based, discovery-based, internships, etc.) and build a pre- and on-program curriculum that will meet your learning outcomes. Need academic credit? As former educators ourselves, we have a lot of experience in this area and are happy to help you navigate this process. Lastly, we’ll share our formative and summative assessment processes that will allow you to measure your program’s success and improve on each iteration as it grows.

3. Safety & Risk Management

With over two decades of experience managing international travel programs on four continents, BlueDot Partnerships’ risk management and prevention protocols are as thorough and advanced as they come. From the partnership selection process, through our training of leadership teams and facilitators, to our dedication to local emergency response procedures; safety is our number one priority and we don't cut corners. Our goal is to enable you to focus your undivided attention on the program goals and the cross-cultural experience for everyone involved.

Partnership Services

We’ll connect you with our network, help you identify opportunities to collaborate within the network, and facilitate any piece of the the partnership along the way…

1. Partnership Management

If you already have a partnership in mind, we’ll work on your behalf to fill in the gaps and connect the dots. If you’d like to develop something new, we’ll work with you to forge a new partnership from the ground-up. We offer outreach services to all partners in education, NGO, public and private sectors that enables everyone to focus on the real reason they've come together. We want you to make the most of your partnership. We'll handle the nuts and bolts and provide oversight where needed.

2. Social Responsibility

BlueDot Partnerships was formed because of our unwavering commitment to people. We're able to enroll a wide variety of collaborators across sectors and industries because we prioritize social impact and the exchange of intellectual resources. We contract with small businesses, socially responsible suppliers, and we hire and train our staff and facilitators to represent social outcomes. Our aim is to bring international communities together in a way that is as transparent, people-centered, purposeful and mutually beneficial.

3. Sustainability

Building an international partnership takes a lot of time and resources. Our goal is to maximize investments by streamlining processes, by mitigating risks and by capturing feedback throughout. We've developed comprehensive evaluation systems and feedback loops that will help you track your partnerships and program progress. We believe that all constituents must have a platform for voicing their feedback and suggestions for improvement. With this in hand, you will be well positioned to grow a healthy and sustainable international partnership.

"BlueDot Partnerships has always proven to be thoroughly committed to arranging meaningful and effective programs for young people ensuring that they have a full range of experiences to enhance their knowledge and understanding of another culture."

Looking for your next global partnership opportunity?

Reach out today and we’ll connect you with our network and services!